Boarded-up businesses after race riots in Chinatown at northwest corner of Carrall Street at Pender

   

SASI number: 

2016.006.004 

Title: 

Boarded-up businesses after race riots in Chinatown at northwest corner of Carrall Street at Pender. 

Date: 

8 Sep. 1907. 

Description: 

1 photograph : b&w ; a tall brick building on the corner of Carrall Street and Pender with its storefront windows boarded up with wooden boards. The outline area above each window has a white awning which has been pushed closed towards the walls. There are three men visible standing on the sidewalk in front of the storefronts which is made out of wooden planks. The man on the right is wearing a boater style hat and is standing by an electrical pole. This building also housed the Oriental Club and the Pekin Restaurant at 5 East Pender. There is text in the bottom right corner of the image that reads, "1843." 

Creator/Source: 

Philip Timms (photographer). 

General Material Designation: 

Graphic material. 

Dimensions: 

1 photograph : b&w ; 72 ppi. 

Repository: 

Vancouver Public Library. 

Identifier number: 

940 

URL: 

http://www3.vpl.ca/dbtw-wpd/exec/dbtwpub.dll?AC=GET_RECORD&XC=/dbtw-wpd/exec/dbtwpub.dll&BU=http%3A%2F%2Fwww3.vpl.ca%2Fspe%2Fhistphotos%2F&TN=PHOTOS&SN=AUTO1426&SE=970&RN=0&MR=20&TR=100000&TX=1000&ES=0&CS=0&XP=&RF=briefweb&EF=&DF=Full+Photo&RL=0&EL=0&DL=0&NP=2&ID=&MF=&MQ=&TI=0&DT=&ST=0&IR=5074&NR=0&NB=0&SV=0&SS=0&BG=&FG=&QS=&OEX=ISO-8859-1&OEH=ISO-8859-1 

Rights: 

Public Domain. 

Subjects: 

Anti-Asian Riot, Vancouver, B.C., 1907 

Vandalism-1900-1910. 

Storefronts-British Columbia-Vancouver-Powell Street.